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AZ voters turn out in record numbers (access required)

Arizonans turned out in record numbers Feb. 5. Here’s a roundup of quotes from voters leaving polling stations and on the campus of ASU.Jamie Cowgill, 48, of Scottsdale, voted for John McCain in the Republican primary – “He’s the most ...

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McCain led field in campaign contributions in AZ (access required)

Maverick presidential candidate Ron Paul rode a national wave of Internet fundraising to collect more money in Arizona last quarter than any candidate except John McCain, according to Federal Election Commission data.The 10-term U.S. representative from Texas raised $307,000 in ...

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Voyles to lead AZ Game and Fish Dept. (access required)

A 34-year veteran of the Arizona Game and Fish Department was selected to lead the agency, the department announced Jan. 28. Larry Voyles, supervisor of the department’s Yuma region, will replace Duane Shroufe, who is set to retire in March. Voyles was ...

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AGs tell EPA to stop dragging feet (access required)

Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard joined 16 other state attorneys general to ask the Environmental Projection Agency to stop dragging its feet on regulating greenhouse gases. Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the EPA has authority to regulate ...

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ELL model will cost Arizona $358 million (access required)

More than 100 school superintendents from across Arizona gathered at the Capitol Jan. 23 to present the estimated cost of the English Language Learners program — and to ask the Legislature to pay for it.School administrators estimate that the ELL ...

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Bill would require loan officers to be licensed (access required)

Sen. Jay Tibshraeny, R-Chandler, is following up on his successful mortgage fraud legislation passed last year with another bill aimed at protecting Arizona homebuyers by requiring all loan originators to be licensed.“This is phase two of my mortgage fraud legislation ...

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